It is a fact that few things scare us more than not fitting in with the group.
If nothing else, events of recent months and years have shown us to be rather fragile of mind, spirit, spine and character. But, maybe it’s not that simple.
We all want to feel safe, and there are many places in our lives that can provide that feeling. Feeling safe affects our well-being on all levels, from the primal to the emotional to the intellectual. Many of us rarely have the opportunity to let down our protective barriers or relax our emotional suppression; to wear our vulnerability on our sleeves. How often do we truly offer, without reservation, to be and hold that sacred safe space for others?